Erin Flynn is a 15-year running industry veteran and a former NCAA 5k/10k athlete at Georgetown University. Throughout her time in the industry, Erin has held senior-level positions with several global brands – including Saucony and adidas – and has consulted to numerous running specialty retailers across the United States. She is a Professor at Bentley University, one of the nation’s top business schools, where she teaches MBA and Undergraduate marketing courses. Much of her coursework involves strategy development for top running brands. Erin is actively involved in Bentley’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts, having served on the Racial Justice Task Force and currently facilitating cross-departmental discussions on racial identity, white privilege and anti-racism.